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Qualitative Investigation of the Influence of STEM Mentors on Youth With Disabilities

Source: Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 38(1), 25–38.

Author(s): Powers, L. E., Schmidt, J., Sowers, J.-A., & McCracken, K.

A Randomized Trial of a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Mentoring Program

Source: Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 40(4), 196–204.

Author(s): Sowers, J.-A., Powers, L., Schmidt, J., Keller, T. E., Turner, A., Salazar, A., & Swank, P. R.

The Deaf Mentoring Survey: A Community Cultural Wealth Framework for Measuring Mentoring Effectiveness with Underrepresented Students

SourceCBE-Life Sciences Education, 16(1), ar10.

Author(s): Braun, D. C., Gormally, C., & Clark, M. D.

In Their Own Words: Tilak Ratnanather

Dr. Tilak Ratnanather, associate research professor of biomedical engineering, Johns Hopkins University, (PAESMEM 2012), provides advice for students with hearing loss on the challenge of being ignored in the classroom.

2014 National Mentoring Month Google+ Hangout with PAESMEM recipients

During National Mentoring Month, NSF sponsored a Google+ Hangout on STEM mentoring. Maria Zacharias interviewed several PAESMEM recipients, as well as Fae Jencks, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and NSF Assistant Director Joan Ferrini-Mundy, who leads the Education and Human Resources directorate.

Entry Point Internships for STEM Students with Disabilities

Entry Point is the signature program of the AAAS Project on Science, Technology, and Disability.  Entry Point identifies and recruits students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities studying in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business for outstanding internship and co-op opportunities.

Since 1996, AAAS and Entry Point has created partnerships with NASA, IBM, Merck, Dow Chemical, Lockheed Martin, Ball Aerospace, L’Oreal, as well as university based research programs seeking to diversify their pool of interns.

Expanding underrepresented minority participation: America’s science and technology talent at the crossroads

Committee on Science Engineering and Public Policy (COSEP). 2011. National Academies Press.